What does injury mean?

Definitions for injury
ˈɪn dʒə riin·jury

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. injury, hurt, harm, trauma(noun)

    any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

  2. injury, accidental injury(noun)

    an accident that results in physical damage or hurt

  3. wound, injury, combat injury(noun)

    a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

  4. injury(noun)

    an act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage

  5. injury(noun)

    wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted

Wiktionary

  1. injury(Noun)

    Any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character.

    Etymology: From injurie, from iniuria, from in- + ius.

  2. injury(Verb)

    To wrong, to injure.

    Etymology: From injurie, from iniuria, from in- + ius.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Injury(adj)

    any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character

Freebase

  1. Injury

    Injury is damage to a biological organism which can be classified on various bases.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. injury

    A term comprising such conditions as fractures, wounds, sprains, strains, dislocations, concussions, and compressions. In addition, it includes conditions resulting from extremes of temperature or prolonged exposure. Acute poisonings (except those due to contaminated food) resulting from exposure to a toxic or poisonous substance are also classed as injuries. See also casualty; wounded. inland petroleum distribution system

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2200

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3851

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Nouns Frequency: #655

How to pronounce injury?

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    Daniel
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of injury in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of injury in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of injury in a Sentence

  1. Atlanta Hawks player Thabo Sefolosha:

    On advice of counsel, I hope you can appreciate that I cannot discuss the facts of the case. Those questions will be answered by my attorney in a court of law, i will simply say that I am in great pain, have experienced a significant injury, and that the injury was caused by the police.

  2. Robert Glatter:

    My bias is that it is silly to play in 100 degree temperatures, the risk of heat stroke, collapse on the court, acute kidney injury and a serious fall as one collapses from the heat are just not worth it. Why not postpone for a few days, play only at night or play in closed air conditioned stadiums when available?

  3. Janice Bellucci:

    They are no longer faced with the risk of significant injury.

  4. Lecia Whitlock:

    Working on balance and body awareness will not only help keep you injury free in your day-to-day life.

  5. Tench Coxe:

    As civil rulers, not having their duty to the people duly before them, may attempt to tyrannize, and as the military forces which must be occasionally raised to defend our country, might pervert their power to the injury of their fellow-citizens, the people are confirmed by the next article in their right to keep and bear their private arms.

Images & Illustrations of injury

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